Clarifying key points in relation to shipping law and arbitral procedure (Dera Commercial Estate v Derya Inc)
Arbitration analysis: What are the contractual implications where a carrier deviates from a prescribed route and what are the implications for time bars and for strike out applications under section 41(3) of the Arbitration Act 1996 (AA 1996)?
Francis Hornyold-Strickland, a barrister at 36 Stone, discusses the judgment in Dera and points out that, arguably, this decision does not sit easily with any of the principal shipping commentaries.
Ravi Aswani of 36 Stone was instructed in the matter.
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